Skip to main content

About your Search

Search Results 0 to 2 of about 3
Feb 27, 2013 10:00pm PST
in the capi's statuary hall, where washin >>> a permanent tribute in place tonight for rosa parks. a stature unveiled today in the statuary hall where lawmakers frequently pass. she set off the civil rights movement by refusing to give up her seat on a segregated bus in alabama more than 50 years ago. >>> it was congressional testimony so emotional it left witnesses, spectator, even lawmakers wiping away tears. the hearing focused on proposed assault weapons bans. >> and nothing but the truth. >> reporter: on capital hill, construction worker neal wept in front of lawmakers as he urged them to ban assault weapons like the one used to kill his 6-year-old son, jesse. >> something they should have never happened at an elementary school. >> reporter: his words drew tears from the audience but not bipartisan support. diane feinstein proposed the ban to end assault-style weapons. >> and that is legal today. >> reporter: republican s like lindsey graham say the bill would violate a person's right to bear arms and ignore the lack of law enforcement for current laws. >> i'm frustrated w say one thi
Feb 26, 2013 10:00pm PST
. kpix5's joe vas quiz vasquez. >> here in santa rosa, the bigger concern seems to be, how are they going to keep these planes flying safely without anyone in the tower? if congress can't stave off the mandatory cuts, the faa announced it's going to cut air traffic control to many regional airports across the country, including the sai know ma county airport and that would mean planes would fly in and out without any tower personnel to guide them. >> how do they operate without a tower? >> there are a lot of guidelines. different elevations, so they all have to have flight paths. >> airport brings in an estimated $112 million economic impact to santa rosa and the surrounding community. so the sequester could leave a mark. >> 13 to 14 employees would lose their job and then we'd lose about $65,000 a year in rent to the federal government for part of the facilities that we rent. >> airport officials say they are worried that alaska airlines might worry that the no tower scenario is unsafe and the airline could decide to pair back on the number of flights here. that's the
Feb 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
valley. santa rosa 64. alameda 64 degrees. how about that? how about this for starting off march, friday and saturday in the 70s. just in, some signs that next week we may be wetter but this week no, bone dry. >> thank you. >>> all right. just days before massive budget cuts congress is heading back to work tomorrow. kpix's anne makovec with more. >> reporter: the latest deadline on capitol hill. >> i am calling this murder- suicide of government services and it will crash the economy. >> reporter: $85 billion worth of cuts are set to take effect on friday and congress is in recess. >> we are facing a government shut down and the american people are not going to receive positively to that. we are seeing fragile growth and only congress stands in the way. >> reporter: as usual congress can't agree and it might be us who has to pay. the white house released this list, what we could expect if it comes down. in california we lose $88 million in education funding, putting 1200 jobs at risk. >> this is the spring. you are trying to plan your budget for the fall. with this much chaos from washi
Search Results 0 to 2 of about 3